Master of Science in Exercise Science in Strength & Conditioning
The George Washington University

Program Details

Graduates of the MS in Exercise Science focusing on Strength and Conditioning can put their knowledge to practice improving athletic performance and helping to prevent common health conditions. Students learn how to use their skills to improve public health and serve their communities.

This online kinesiology degree program offers graduate-level studies of the science and theory of resistance training. Courses explore the science behind anaerobic exercise, so that professionals will be able to create programs effectively targeting health behaviors across the lifespan. With the training you receive in this program, you will be able to help individuals prevent and combat the effects of conditions such as sarcopenia, osteoporosis, and obesity, as well as increase athletic performance.

Some courses you can anticipate in this program include:

  • Advanced exercise physiology
  • Fundamentals of nutrition science
  • Psychological aspects of sport and exercise
  • Biomechanical analysis

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

The George Washington University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Requires attendance of a three-day capstone course during the second year of the program